Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
in eight years. >> in the swing state of colorado, the candidates will focus on the economy. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the white house with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. this has been months and months and months in the making. we have abeen hearing about the presidential doe peat for so long and tonight, it will finally be here. tacoma and governor romney have been practicing their points and counterpoint with their debate partners. both camps actually spent the weekend downplaying expectations by talking up their opponent's debate skills an analysts say what happens tonight could change the momentum of the presidential race. final prep rigs are under way in denver -- preparations are under way in denver, colorado for the first showdown. it will take place at the just of denver. the format of this one will be a the different. >> what is different about the format is that we are dividing the hour and a half debate into six discussion segments. we think that those extended discussion periods will help the viewers around the world really get a sense of the candidates'
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right, it's time to get out. >> he told cnn he would rather see experienced referees back on the field. and president obama tweeted this "nfl fans on both sides of the aisle hope the referees lockout is ended soon." the controversy is growing following the end of monday night's game between green bay and seattle. this morning green bay's cbs affiliate came up with a unique ploy to show that no everyone is suited to do someone else's job. >> this is your replacement weather guy. forecast, it looks like it's going to be bad out there, people. 200 degrees below today, we're looking at, and it's really going to heat up. it's going to be like 346 degrees by noon. >> get out of here. what is going on? >> needless to say, the replacement weather guy did not last too long on his job. >> pretty funny there. >> no one can replace our storm team. >> not at all, no. as hard as i have tried to stand in front of that screen, it doesn't work. can't get it right. >> leave it to the professionals. >> exactly. >>> the americans may not be al
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy belongs with a strong and thriving middle class. i won't pretend that getting there is easy. the truth is it's going to take a few more years to solve challenges that we're building up over decades. but i want everybody here to understand our problems can be solved. our challenges will be met. >> the president will hold a campaign event today here in washington. >>> one person is dead after a wrong way crash in stafford, virginia. the accident happened around 4:30 yesterday along route 17 near stafford lakes parkway. police say witnesses saw a pickup truck suddenly speed up and cross into oncoming traffic. the pickup slammed head on into another pickup truck. the driver of that truck died. his name has not been released. police charge frederick frostic iii with involuntary manslaughter. >>> five minutes after the hour. starting today, d.c. police will relaunch their breath alcohol tests after a two-year hiatus. trained officers will use new calibrated meters to test drivers' blood alcohol content. the medical examiner's office will ma
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
debate, and they'll decide who can help their family, who will be able to get our economy going in the way it could be going, and they'll make the decision based on what they believe is in the best interests of the country and their own family. >> reporter: both sides already planning their post-debate rallies. mitt romney and his running mate paul ryan will be in virginia on thursday. president obama is staying in colorado. angie? >> tracie, thank you. >>> this morning we're getting a sense of when marylanders think of some ballot initiatives they'll vote on next month. according to a new "baltimore sun" poll, nearly half of maryland voters say they will vote in favor of same sex marriage. a poll finds a majority of voters oppose question 7, which would expand gambling in the state and put a casino in prince george's county. and voters are split on maryland's version of the d.r.e.a.m. act, giving some immigrants access to instate tuition. 44% in favor, and 41% opposed. that three-point difference is within the margin of error. >>> victims of domestic violence in maryland will g